Archive | May 23, 2012

To the Editor: Last week the front page of the Post Review said,  “Why local legislators voted no on the stadium.”   This is not the complete story for Senator (FLIP – FLOP) Nienow.  Sen. Nienow voted YES…. on the preliminary passage of the Viking Stadium bill on May 8 when it passed  the Senate [...]

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By Victoria Dahlin— After a shutout over Ogilvie and a loss to Isle, the Rush City softball team downed the Bombers to win the subsection quarterfinal last week. On May 14 the team traveled to Ogilvie to play its most complete, errorless game of the season to declaw the Lions 12-0 in five innings. Trista [...]

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To the Editor: With the Minnesota Senate now adjourned for the year, at least Sen. Sean Nienow can’t do any more damage. Over the past two years that Republicans have been in control of the legislature, Sen. Nienow and his colleagues dragged Minnesota through the longest government shutdown in state history, borrowed billions from our [...]

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By MaryHelen Swanson, editor The busier you get, the less time you spend thinking about your childhood, until days like Memorial Day come around. I place before you the name Bruce L. Truhler, found on a section of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. He was my cousin and we were very close. He [...]

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By Deb Henton, Ed.D. Superintendent For the fourth year in a row North Branch Area Public Schools hosted Community Service Day last Friday, and it was once again a success that warms the heart. We had not only students, but many staff members, out in our communities making them a better place. Leaves were raked, [...]

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By Derrick, Knutson, associate editor All right, get ready for a rant. It’s “Web site,” not “website, “Website,” “web site” or “web-site.” Well, according to the Associated Press, any written references in news articles to pages on the jumble of wires, electricity and Mark Zuckerberg creations that is the Internet should now be referred to [...]

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